Substance Use and Misuse is a comprehensive and practical text that covers the core elements of substance use and misuse in both acute and community settings. The text reflects those areas in which health-care professionals are assuming greater responsibility for those people misusing psychoactive substances. It adopts a skills-orientated approach, providing a framework of good clinical practice and is written by a group of clinicians and academics. This book is an invaluable tool for undergraduate and postgraduate students, educators and clinical practitioners in all branches of nursing, midwifery and health visiting. It is also relevant to others in the healing professions as well as generic and specialist health-care professionals.
* emphasis placed on prevention
* an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive text for students and practitioners in health care
* adopts a skills-orientated approach, supported by the latest research and case vignettes
* written by experts in clinical practice, management, education and research